The Greyboy Allstars announced a series of livestream concert specials dubbed Soul Dream. The renowned soul and jazz ensemble will premiere the first installment of the four-part series on Friday, August 20 at 9 p.m. ET via nugs.net with the subsequent shows premiering each Friday in the following weeks.
Titled A Town Called Earth, the first concert in the Soul Dream series — captured in an intimate studio setting in San Diego — takes its name from the band’s 1997 album and will see a performance of the LP in its entirety and more. The second show, Prestigious, will feature songs from artists on New York City’s famed Prestige Records including Gene Ammons, Gary Bartz and Boogaloo Joe Jones.
Dubbed Como De Allstars, episode three will boast a performance of the band’s 2020 album of the same name along with selections from their 1994 debut record West Coast Boogaloo and Robert Walter’s Spirit of 70. The final installment called Get A Job will see Greyboy Allstars playing an eclectic mix of covers that have become live staples for the band by Jimi Hendrix, Lonnie Smith, Wynder K. Frog and more.
Soul Dream marks The Greyboy Allstars’ — saxophonist Karl Denson, guitarist Elgin Park, drummer Aaron Redfield, bassist Chris Stillwell and keyboardist Robert Walter — first performances of the year. Head here for purchasing info.